A celebration of life for Mrs. Jean Beard Tilbury is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015 in the chapel of Golden Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Loveday officiating. Visitation will be held Friday, Jan. 23, 2015 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Golden Funeral Home.
Mrs. Tilbury, an employee of the United States Postal Service, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015 after a short battle with cancer.
She was born Sept. 28, 1927 in Bastrop and lived the past 54 years in Collinston. Mrs. Tilbury was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church, and she and Mr. Tilbury owned Collinston Mercantile and J & E Antiques.
Mrs. Tilbury is preceded in death by her husband, Elton Tilbury; son, Robert Harrell; nephew, Michael Creech; sister and brother-in-law, Mary Helen and Arnold Creech.
She is survived by her son, Lloyd Tilbury and wife Jeannie of West Monroe; daughter, Pam Audirsch and husband Keith of Collinston; daughter-in-law, Linda Harrell of Magnolia, Ark.; granddaughters, Kristen Tilbury, Kaitlyn Mayo and husband Billy; grandsons, Blake Harrell and wife La Donna, Kelsey Harrell and wife Abby; great granddaughter, Faith Mayo; great grandsons, Donovan Harrell, Declan Harrell, Johnathan Harrell; niece, Dawn Goodwin; nephew, John Creech; special daughter, Karen Audirsch Smith.
Mrs. Tilbury's family would like to say a special thank you to all the visits, calls and prayers from our many friends and relatives. Also, a special thank you to True Care Staff, Marilyn, Chassity and Blake. St. Joseph Hospice, Shannon, La Shanda and Mary Fisher. Dr. Allen Spires and staff, Dr. Sanjay Joseph and staff and to Med-Life Ambulance.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the
Golden Funeral Home - Bastrop
2016 East Madison
Bastrop, LA 71220
Published in Bastrop Daily Enterprise from Jan. 22 to Jan. 24, 2015